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, cities in this country can be saved. earlier this month, detroit became the latest and greatest american city to file for bankruptcy. an $80 billion federal bailout saved the motor park of motor city. the auto industry from collapsing. right now in 2013 there will be no bailout for detroit itself. michigan governor rick snyder is not asking for one. and the white house is not offering one. it was really surprising republican members of the senate started trying to block a bailout of detroit. this thing that does not exist, no bailout, not only for detroit, but for any american city. no federal funding of any kind for any struggling city anywhere ever. unless they're hit by a natural disaster. because, you know, hurricanes, they have a tendency to hit the sponsor of another measure's home state with regular frequency. the first no bailout no money of any kind amendment did not passion, it was defeated on a close party line vote. its sponsor tweeted, if you weren't worried about the federal government bailing out municipalities like detroit now, you should be. be afraid of this thing that
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something embarrassing happens. [laughter] neil: when we come back, colombia gets the dell and detroit does not. detroit is debated. we will have that next. neil: maybe detroit resident should all start speaking another language. because colombia is getting all kinds of federal aid. but maybe colombia seems to pay off their investment. at this point the motor city neville well. we have two guests with us and rich and lives nde. >> what is really horrible is how it had a higher murder rate than colombia. detroit is spending less money than colombia. colombia is a national security issue. even with the money that they are getting from the government, it still goes into the tank. i understand the comparison for colombia, that we spend a lot of money in foreign aid. neil: i could go back further. but be that as it may, i get more bang for the buck, it would seem. >> i hate that money that was spent. although i don't think everyone should get the money. so we know what detroit's problem is. it is the unions. all back to the unions. having people work for the unions. neil: having said that, i kno
. at&t mobile share for business. ♪ >> neil: detroit goes bust. michigan lawmakers needing to find ways to rev up cash. are unions pushing for a detroit bailout about to get their way? stewart, you argue that at least weapon it comes to pensioners they need help. >> absolutely. the city of detroit and the state of michigan made a commitment to workers years and years ago, that they would get a pension. many times they negotiated for higher pensions and less wages. and firefighters police officers need pensions like the rest of us do. the average negligence detroit -- average pension in detroit is $19,000. hardly lavish. the pensions and i would argue we have to save detroit. >> neil: a lot of cities in line. i'm not blaming unions. a lot of inept imaginer -- managers that let his happened but unfunded high schools that can't -- unopportunitied liabilities. you have a host of other u.s. cities in arrears, a number of states on the brink. where do you draw the line? >> the problem in detroit is similar to other stays and that's a conscious effort to deindustrialize america. these are prim
, a bipartisan group of senators spoke in opposition to the measure. >> a once great city, detroit, lies in ruins. 50,000-barrel dogs from the city , abandoned houses ledger the landscape. it is a bleak and for large future that awaits detroit. creditors clamor for nearly $20 billion in debt. city employees wonder if there will be paid. there is not enough money to even replace the street lights and the trick. god forbid a major fire break out. at some level i think the president does care about detroit, but today all i can see is the billions of dollars, the billions of american tax dollars that he chooses to send overseas i see that shiny new technology, america's best going to harm people who are indifferent to us and at worst take us. the president sends billions of dollars to egypt in the form of advanced fighter planes and tanks. meanwhile, detroit's crumbles. chicago is a war zone. more people die in chicago this year than in afghanistan. if the president insists on building a $34 million board in afghanistan, hillary clinton insists on spending $80 million on a consulate in afghanistan th
, in washington, d.c., in st. louis, in kansas city, in detroit, in flint, michigan, and other areas around this -- fast food workers. they were people who work in burger king, mcdonald's, popeye, they are the ones who give you the hamburgers and the french fries. what they are saying is workers all over this country, they cannot make it on $7.25 an hour, $7.50 an hour. often they are unable to get 40 hours of work and in most cases they get no or very limited benefits. all over the country, these workers, often young people, are walking out of their establishments, their fast-food places and are educating the consumers about the economic injustice taking place in these fast-food establishments. what they are saying is we need to raise the minimum wage in this country, that american workers cannot exist on $7.25 an hour which is the national minimum wage now or $8 an hour or $9 an hour. my own view is that the very least we should be raising the minimum wage to $10 an hour. just do the arithmetic. if somebody is making $7.25 an hour and if they are lucky enough to be getting 40 hours a week
hits in mid-air. now what is happening, he's in detroit in training camp doing really well. he hit 11 of 11 so far in scrimmages. they are looking at him very closely. >> i have to ask a stupid question. the distance he's kicking, 50 yards how does that compare to an nfl kicker? >> he hit 60-yarders. >> is that good? >> almost every nfl kicker can make it from the 50s. it's how consistently. >> six 50s. he hit -- the current detroit punter has hid a 63 last year. so that's the question whether the existing punter can actually do better. >> we'll see how he goes. >> but he's doing well. >> good for him. >> this is clearly a panda bear story. >> this is about as deep as i can get and intense. >> let see what it looks like to be a polar bear. >> a polar bear not a panda bear. >> they put a pro camera on him. >> i want to know how who is brave enough to strap a camera on the polar bear. >> the whole point is they want to test this. eventually they want to put this on a real polar bear in the wild so they can study the habitat. >> got to run. "way too early" starts right now. >>> our natio
have seen -- i grew up in the city of detroit which of course is like the polar opposite of what is happening in san francisco these days. the median price of a house in $9,000 and the city is going through this extraordinary upheaval and those jobs have been lost through the city to other regions and other parts of the country and people weren't paying attention and i really do believe -- and i know this is my bias and detroit made 80 years of bad planning decisions and part of the reason it's in the situation it is today and i really think the years of good planning in san francisco have really made a difference. i'm sorry commissioner. >> i want to thank you for your presentation. i think you're definitely a big picture guy, but you did say there that you have somebody working on that application the minute it comes in the door, the big stuff, and i know we're talking about the port today and the big stuff, but it's still the small stuff which also supplies housing and jobs in san francisco. it's still taking far too long. i know you have tried very hard to improve the com
of the things i want to talk to him about, the detroit store, everyone is running from detroit, whole foods runs to detroit. what a great american company. >> you do forget, i think, seven, what is it, we say 75, some of these stores are more than a decade old, jim. >> the new stores are doing exactly what they want and that's still remarkable growth. chicago po chipotle and starbucks, a pantheon of people behind the scenes and they all talk to each other and whole foods needs to do a credible infinity program not unlike what starbucks has, they'll do it. but this quarter there was a guy that said, listen, i was at your -- really kind of funny. a new guy, identify was at your des moines store and that was not a good store. they come right back, have you been to our, mentioned the oxnard store. there was such an timothy, it's not like they are idiots. they're the best operators there is! and the people were, like, you know, slamming them, will you give me a break! give me a break! >> okay, i will. i'm happy to give you a break when you want one. >> thank you. i felt there was a lack of respect on
for one year. we'll find out what that means. with the latest from moscow. back at hopme, detroit's mayor said no thanks to a second term. top contenders are hoping that a runoff after tuesday's primary will get them on their way to city hall. >> good morning from don berwick for governor headquarters. now, here's chuck todd. >> thank you to the massachusetts gubernatorial cabinet don berwick and his campaign volunteers. keep it coming, folks. republican, democrat alike. go to rundown.msnbc.com, find out how. ariel castro will be sentenced today. he's already pleaded guilty to more than 900 charges in the kidnapping and systemic abuse of three women over the course of a decade. at times, however, it may feel more like a criminal trial. both sides do plan to present evidence and we will hear from some witnesses. what's more, we're going to hear from castro himself and possibly one of the female victims. castro has admitted to kidnapping gina dehay sus, amanda berry and michelle knight. among the charges are two counts of aggravated murder. after castro forced one of the women to miscarry.
make of this? worried about the road ahead, auto critic with the detroit free press joining us from michigan, good to see you. i did not intend to make a car related pun about driving. a lot of this is in a pickup trucks and larger vehicles. are you worried these automakers are making the same a stake they did in the 90s? it blew up in their face. >> not really. the increase in pickup trucks is due to a lot of businesses stocking up again because they think the economy is getting better and many as you thes we see our smaller than the vehicles that existed in 90s and more fuel efficient. the problem is when car and suv sales get out of whack and you are making your money on huge vehicles and losing money on cars that doesn't seem to be the case. the ford fiesta is up 90% in july versus last year which was a stunning number. dagen: we should really celebrate these automakers and rejoice in effect these sales are so good and the quality of these vehicles is so good. you get in any small american sedan these days and even in many cases it is superior to what you would buy in japan or f
remarkable. yes. >> i'm from detroit, michigan. i'm wondering what you think the recent bankruptcy is going to do to ford. >> ford is going to have no impact. malawi, great thing to do with the natural gas. i think it's going to go to 20 within this year. maybe as high as 23. do not worry about ford in detroit. they are separate from each other. that's it? okay. don't let the chance slip by of the last day of the most bullish month of the year. the win belongs to those who do the homework and are in the arena. the loss, bye bye. we'll be right back. >> atomic action. buffalo wild wings chewed through wall street's expectations as it slatherred on the profits. the stock's been a wild winner in 2013. but is the future mild, medium or hot? don't miss cramer's exclusive with the ceo and later, well traveled? the travel sector has been experiencing its share of turbulence. trip adviser headed skyward after earnings while expedia's flight was grounded. tonight, cramer checks in on price line. is it looking five star or more like a bates motel and cloud computing and health care technology drive t
? >> eric, i know you're joining us from detroit. a quick question regarding the sales for you guys, up more than 11%. but when you take a look at where trucks were, the real engine of your growth. are you seeing strength in one particular area of truck sales around the country, or is it pretty much across the board? >> it's pretty much across the board, phil. we are seeing some strength in some of the hotter housing markets, such as in california, new york and places like miami, but we're seeing truck strength really across the board. there really aren't any regions across the country that are down on trucks right now. >> while your truck sales were up 22.6%, i want to talk about the fusion, which is your top-selling car. sales down 12%. i know you were supply constrained because you were ramping up production at your flat rock assembly plant, but it brings up the question, did you leave some sales on the table last month? >> well, certainly if we had more inventory on some of our key vehicles like the fusion, we probably could have done even a little better than what we did on the retail s
not been a problem. >> go talk to the people in detroit and ask them how their debt problem is. >> i agree. detroit's got problem. listen to president obama. i think he's got this one right. the deficit has come down substantially. spending has come down substantially. a good left-wing keynesian would be worried we're not getting enough fiscal stimulus. i don't believe any of that nonsense but that's what they would be saying. it's hard for me to worry about that. i am more concerned about capital spending and whether businesses will invest and that's the ultimate job creator. at this point i'm just trying to find, you know, poke a hole or two. things look so good. every single sector today was up, ed butkowsky. when i see that and see this euphoric, i think i better look for something else. you get the last word. >> i have been bullish for many years and you just take a snapshot. right now this evenings look gr. anybody who dropped down from outer space and looked at stock prices, you say things look really good. however, you really never know. >> thank you dennis gartman, dan greenhaus,
let detroit go, i'm telling you it will t happen. it will be some sort of a rescue that yo will never melissa: i'm melissa francis and here's what's "money" tonight. the wage gap between ceo's and average workers is huge but should companies have to disclose just how wide it is? it is all about the power o money and steve forbes is here to weigh in. >>> plus san diego's mayor is sued by his own city. the sexual harrassment allegations are growing practically by the hour but can the city actually force him to pay his own legal bills? wait until you hear this one. >>> "who made money today?" they just got one of the world's most controversial billionaires in their corner. stay with us and find out who it is. even when they say it's not it is always about money. melissa: all right, let's start tonight with pure moneyike how much ceos of public companies are making and the drastic difference between that number and what their employees are making. all with this question in mind. is ieven relevant? should it really matter that someone running a huge company who's respoible for e
were the big drivers last month. general motors topped detroit's big three in sales growth with a 16% increase and as you can see they are ford and chrysler posed sales increases of 11%. >> and ford motors in the meantime agreed to pay a top fine to settle a fight. ford will pay the government 7.35 million to settle allegations it was slow to recall nearly a half million ford escapes last year to fix sticking gas peddles. ford knew about the problem, back in may of 2011 but failed to take action until the agency began the investigation a year later. >>> the billionaire investor carl icon is suing dell in an attempt to stop proposed rule changes for tomorrow's scheduled shareholder vote on michael dell's 24 billion-dollar off. it is aimed at stopping dell from rescheduling the vote and changing the record date. mr. icon believes changing the record date could color the outlook outcome but letting more recent shareholders vote. >>> the international trade commission is delaying the decision until august 9th whether to ban certain samsung phones. commission ruled apple violated some sam
's couldn't do anything. the jays take a 5-2 win. detroit deadline came and went today. no moves by the giants or the a's. the move that prompted so much reaction in the bay area was brian wilson signing with the l.a. dodgers. the ex-giant star closer reportedly never received a formal offer. >> i don't worry about rivalry. i play baseball. if there's 30 teams out there and 29 teams don't want me, what am i going to do say i'm not playing baseball. coe let i drafted me in 2003 after my first tommy john. i'm going to give them -- give me another chance. i'm just grateful to be playing baseball again. >> kind of hefty there. giants trying to snap a -- first inning base hit to center scores a pair. here's the throw home. buster posey is in. a 3-0 giants. next batter. roger quiche nick. 26-year-old. this is his first major league at-bat. single to center scoring. he was two for five on the night. this is great. his family was all on hand in the outfield to watch the game. hitless in the last 40 at-bats. this is his first ever rbi in the bigs. hunter pence makes it 7-1. the giants off
why you were frisked. >>> a story we've been following, today in chicago, detroit and flint, michigan. thousands of fast food retailers went on strike. they're pushing for a wage increase to $15 an hour, and the right to form unions without fear of retaliation. we will continue to follow these strikes on this program and on our website all in with chris. >>> when i was in illinois i passed racial profiling legislation. initially the police departments were resistant. they came to recognize p it was done in a fair, straightforward way, it would allow them to do their jobs better, and communities would have more confidence in them and in turn be more helpful. in applying the law. >> talking about the death of trayvon martin a little over a week ago, president obama spoke about the straightforward principle of having police officers listen to actions. the goal of this kind of approach is to reduce the frustration that many black and brown people feel when they're targets of heightened police scrutiny, and that's why yesterday congressman john conyers and senator ben karnen introduced the
/11 --had the underwear bomber the person flying to detroit that was going to blow up a plane christmas day -- the times square bomber, the two people in boston that just committed the on the marathon day and so forth. those people were communicating internationally, basically. they're all communicating either and thenya or pakistan underwear bomber was in yemen and communicating with other countries in the middle east and also to nigeria, for example. been takinga had all of this attention and paying attention to foreign communications and international communications and set of domestic communications, it might have discovered those. wheree a track record you're not able to discover those because you have too much electronic hay on the haystack and it is impossible to find the needle. that is what these hearings are good for. >> does the fbi, local police, do they have access to this information from the nsa as well? are they all sharing? the fbi is one of the principal recipients i think of a lot of this information. -- one of theg things i think should worry a lot of people is it is not
let detroit go, i'm telling you it will not happen. it will be some sort of a rescue that you will never know. but they will be rescued. we will see you tomorrow. every. i'm gerri willis. night on "the willis report" obamacare just went up again. and new warni for one group of patients in particula also, from bad thanks to news that the tsa is running wild. is good customer service debt and america? and the e fi things you should never buy at the supermarket. the outrageous markups on some of the most popular brands. we're watching out for you tonight on "the willis report." ♪ gerri: all that and more, but first our toptory tonight. new allegations that big banks are using big data ted discriminate against low-income customers tt they believe are mostikely to overdraft they're checking accouounts or bounce chks. big banks argue they're using the data bases to avoid fraud artists. here to weigh in, editor in chief of american banker and former vice president of goldman. i'm going to start with you. allegations tonight in the new york times that over a million low-income ameri
, we still have devices, detroit mac offers 48 hours of battery life. an incredible phone. this will get you through the day. about 24 hours. we really managed all of the sensors incredibly efficiently. liz: i like the tea. hold it up as we say goodbye. we appreciate you coming on. then do flooring is huge in new york city right now. congratulations. by the way, everybody should know, there were so many leaks, but now you have the picture. closing bell ringing in just a few minutes. we have an amazing story about a former citadel investment group trader who later joined sac capitol. was it a good hire? no. he got caught up in the widening fed investigation. guess what, in his previous job, you might call his promised -- bonus boosting efforts the audacity of greed. why did they hire the ag? and running. up next, a fox business exclusive on whether a market correction is coming in sin and how much. which stocks of the best bets to arrive at any storm? for coming right back. ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you get your boue? bounce is great because the freshness lasts for week
. >> bill: just about a minute left. can i ask you one final question, any hope for detroit? >> well, there is going to be hope because look, after you go hit the bottom, you start moving up again. the one thing i'm concerned about is that the pensions of all of these detroit retirees whose average pension is $19,000 a year which doesn't get you very far, is protected. and fortunately, in the constitution of michigan, pension protection is written in there quite plainly. and the rerepublican of the state bill shooty said those pensions cannot be affected. this is a fallout of the wild speculation and wall street, a gambling that has gone on and now they're asking all of us to pay the price. i don't think retirees -- in any place, there are other municipalities that aren't in such great shape. we want to protect those pensions and then start re-organizing. we have an emergency manager and he's a bankruptcy lawyerer. if you're not paranoid, then you won't feel badly about that. but i was worried about that from the beginning. and what did he do during negotiations? he turned around and
, detroit and flint, michigan. thousands of fast food retailers went on strike. they're pushing for a wage increase to $15 an hour, and the right to form unions without fear of retaliation. we will continue to follow these strikes on this program and on our website all in with chris. the blisters were oozing, and painful to touch. i woke up to a blistering on my shoulder. i spent 23 years as a deputy united states marshal and i've been pretty well banged up but the worst pain i've experienced was when i had shingles. when i went to the clinic, the nurse told me that it was a result of having had chickenpox. i wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy. >>> when i was in illinois i passed racial profiling legislation. initially the police departments were resistant. they came to recognize p it was done in a fair, straightforward way, it would allow them to do their jobs better, and communities would have more confidence in them and in turn be more helpful. in applying the law. >> talking about the death of trayvon martin a little over a week ago, president obama spoke about the straightforward prin
following, today in chicago, detroit and flint, michigan. thousands of fast food retailers went on strike. they're pushing for a wage increase to $15 an hour, and the right to form unions without fear of retaliation. we will continue to follow these strikes on this program and on our website all in with chris. i love to eat. i love hanging out with my friends. i have a great fit with my dentures. i love kiwis. i've always had that issue with the seeds getting under my denture. super poligrip free -- it creates a seal of the dentures in my mouth. even well-fitting dentures let in food particles. super poligrip is zinc free. with just a few dabs, it's clinically proven to seal out more food particles so you're more comfortable and confident while you eat. super poligrip free made the kiwi an enjoyable experience. [ charlie ] try zinc free super poligrip. >>> when i was in illinois i passed racial profiling legislation. initially the police departments were resistant. they came to recognize p it was done in a fair, straightforward way, it would allow them to do their jobs better, and communi
: yeah, right. and claim the same thing. >> yeah, felt threatened. >> stephanie: yeah. paul in detroit, you are on the "stephanie miller show." hello, paul. >> caller: good morning, stephanie. gentlemen, how are you? >> stephanie: good morning. >> caller: i'm from detroit, i'm a marine corps combat engineer. i'm saying that so you know i have been around a variety verse group of friends. the police officer didn't say stop, he said don't. stop would be like he is doing it currently. he might have said don't play with your gun while i go look at your license. >> stephanie: why did he have to tell him to calm down twice? >> caller: because he was probably agitated. i'm not taking that away from him. i don't know. i guess i get confused, because i don't understand why -- why this situation -- is so important in the black culture and other people for that matter -- >> stephanie: in the black culture? >> caller: yes. >> stephanie: i think it's important to anyone that thinks that unarmed teenagers shouldn't be shot dead when they are walking home -- >> caller: he was a 17 year old 6-foot --
:40 cet. u.s. automakers are expected to post another solid sales month. are detroit's big three on the road to recovery? analysis at 11:45. allegations of tax avoidance have become reputational poison for global firms according to lloyd's new risk report. richard is here with us. he'll tell us why. and french banking giant socgen has a surge in second quarter profits. stephane will give us more with a first on cnbc interview from the group's ceo. that's up after the break. [ male announcer ] it's time. time to have new experiences with a familiar keyboard. to update our status without opening an app. to have all our messages in one place. to browse... and share... faster than ever. ♪ it's time to do everything better than before. the new blackberry q10. itime. >>> now, societe generale profits doubled in the second quarter from a year ago. stephane has been speaking to the man at the helm. he joins us now. stocks doing pretty well this morning. >> hey, ross. yeah. good set of results for societe generale, good set of numbers for the second quarter, boosted by the strong perfor
city, chicago and detroit. it just looks like the pattern we're stepping into it. saturday in boston i >>> good morning. even with quicker sunshine today, we're going to have below average highs from the 70s to near 80 inland. mid-60s to 70s around the >> all of america's weather was brought to you by mercedes-benz. >> thank you, sam. >> thank you. >>> coming up, new details on simon cowell's love triangle. the former "american idol" judge is expecting a baby with a wife of his former friend. >>> what parents are say iing about the way energy drinks are sold to kids. man using stereoscopic cameras... ♪ ...and even stop itself if it has to. the technology may be hard to imagine... but why you would want it is not. ♪ the 2014 e-class, it doesn't just see the future, it is the future. i'll believe it when i--- [ both ] oooooh... [ female announcer ] as you get older, protein is an important part of staying active and strong. ensure high protein... fifty percent of your daily value of protein. low fat and five grams of sugars. [ major nutrition ] ensure! nutrition in charge! and the fo
and detroit last week? >> you know, you find this all very well, bill. i think it's so important, as tommy said, to put things in context. when i go back to those years, it was an extraordinary time in american fiscal history. i will never forget being called to an emergency meeting in the fall of 2008 to the majority leader's office. i was the last to arrive because i didn't chairing a meeting on energy and another part of the capitol complex. and i walked in, and there were maybe 16, 17 people in the room, leaders of the house and senate, republicans and democrats. the chairman of the federal reserve and the sector of the treasure of the bush administration. and it was about 6:00 in the evening. they actually posted a guard at the door and close the door. it was very unusual, as you know. and i knew something dramatic was afoot. and i sat down, and the meeting began. secretary of the treasure in the chairman of the federal reserve told us they were taking over aig, the large insurance company the next day if they made very clear they were not there to seek our advice or approval. they we
, detroit started to hallow out. these are huge historical trends. i'm just saying, and listen, by the way, i'm with you, and by the way, alan greenspan is with you. i loved when i heard alan greenspan say one of the great risks to american capitalism is inequality. i think we all agree. there are though -- we can agree there are no quick fixes. >> no quick fixes. >> this is extraordinarily important to educate people on what is the real challenge of our time. this is economically, as much of a challenge to conservatives as to liberals. >> absolutely. >> how do we get there? >> if you would like more information in iequality for wa text ready to 55155 or like them on facebook.com/inequalityforall. >> fantastic. >> very forward thinking. robert reich and jacob kornbluth, thank you so much. don't miss our deeper discussion later today on income inequality watch it on afternoon mojo.msnbc.com. fil still ahead a preview of tomorrow's key jobs report. up next a new report says the u.s. and afghanistan are close to a deal when it comes to american troop levels in that country. what will it mean
million of our residents are on food stamps today. one in three households in detroit, according to the associated press, four out of five u.s. adults struggle with joblessness, near porveghts or reliance on welfare. there's no shortage of labor in the united states. there is a shortage of jobs in the united states. our goal must be to help our struggling americans move from dependency to independence, to help them find steady jobs and rising pay, not declining pay. our policy cannot be to simply relegate more and more of our citizens to dependence on the government while importing a steady stream of foreign workers to take the available jobs. that is not in the interest of our country or the people of this country. some contend our unemployed don't have the needed skills. well, let's train them. we now spend over $750 billion a year on means-tested welfare assistance-type programs. that's the largest item in the budget, bigger than social security, bigger than defense, bigger than medicare. and of that amount, we spend about -- for every $100 we spend on those programs, we only
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